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Manchester Utd Sign David De Gea On 5 Year Deal

Manchester Utd Sign David De Gea On 5 Year Deal

6:05pm 29th June 2011
(Updated 3:04pm 30th June 2011)

United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has signed goalkeeper David de Gea from Atletico Madrid.

The 20 year old is seen as a long term replacement for Edwin Van Der Sar who retired at the end of last season.

He's signed on a 5 year deal for a fee believed to be around 18 million pounds, taking United's summer spending past the 50 million pound mark.

The Spain Under-21 wrote on his official Twitter account: "I have been invited by MANU to see the club and the city with my family and to be given an offer."

De Gea is one of Europe's most promising goalkeepers. 

He helped Spain win the European U21 Championship last weekend.

In other transfer news, Sunderland have confirmed the signing of Ipswich striker Connor Wickham for 8 million pounds, on a four-year contract.

Meanwhile, Manchester City have pulled out of the race to sign Udinese winger Alexis
Sanchez, according to coach Roberto Mancini.

The Chile international is a target of Barcelona and is under contract with
Udinese until June 2014.

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